11-13 political law links

THE REAL WORLD. WDH. “Sean Duffy is adding a new line to his resume this week, after taking a job with the Republican-leaning lobbying firm BGR Group.”

CA: NEWPORT BEACH NOD. LAT. “Newport Beach City Council candidates who knowingly accept donations over the campaign contribution limit may be subject to removal from office under local election reforms that advanced this week.”

ID: DARK ALLEGATIONS. IPR. “Monday, incumbent Boise Mayor Dave Bieter accused City Council President Lauren McLean of raising ‘dark money’ in an interview with Idaho Matters.”

LA: NEW REPORTS. FOX. “With the campaign for governor in the homestretch, finance reports filed by the candidates offer a snapshot of the money they have on hand for the waning days of the campaign.”

NY: LEVEL THE FIELD. BN. “More than a dozen Democratic primary challengers for state office gathered on the steps of City Hall Thursday to demand a strong public campaign finance program that would match small donations from their supporters across the state.”

TX: JUDGE CHARGED. TM. “Houston District Judge Alexandra Smoots-Thomas has been indicted for using campaign funds to pay for her mortgage, private school for her children and for travel and luxury items.”


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